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Alabama Defeats Texas A&M 49-42 - Recap

AJ McCarron's 334-yard performance through the air was the key in Alabama's 49-42 win over Texas A&M on Saturday at Kyle Field.

Alabama won on the scoreboard, but lost at the pay window as they failed to cover the 8.5-point spread. The game went OVER the consensus closing total of 63.5.

T.J. Yeldon rushed for 149 yards, while Kenyan Drake added 50 yards in the win. DeAndrew White and O.J. Howard added 82 and 68 receiving yards respectively.

Johnny Manziel rushed for 98 yards for Texas A&M, while Ben Malena added 42 yards. Johnny Manziel threw for 464 yards for the Aggies, while receivers Mike Evans and Derel Walker had 279 and 66 yards respectively.

Texas A&M lost the time of possession battle 35:02/24:58, leaving their defense on the field more than they wanted.

Alabama looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against Colorado State. Texas A&M will aim to get back on the winning track vs Southern Methodist.